The Wilkes University History Department is partnering with King's College History Department to present the first Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference. Thirteen students from Wilkes, King's and Marywood University will present their research papers.
The Wilkes University Graduate Creative Program is hosting non-credit creative writing community workshops. All of these workshops are open to adults and will be held on the Wilkes campus. The cost for each workshop series is $65.00. Advance registration is available through the university's Continued Learning website wilkes.augusoft.net.
Students in Wilkes University education programs are completing student teaching assignments in northeast Pennsylvania schools during the spring 2017 semester. Wilkes University education faculty and supervisors are pictured with the student teachers.
Wilkes University will hold its Founders Gala 2017 on June 3 celebrating its heritage of educating first-generation college students. The gala, now in its fourth year, will be at 6 p.m. at the Westmoreland Club, 59 S. Franklin St. in Wilkes-Barre.
Steve Forbes will deliver the Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, corner of River and South Streets, Wilkes-Barre. The lecture, "An Evening of Insights with Steve Forbes," is co-sponsored by the Young America's Foundation. The lecture will be followed by a book signing and Forbes' books will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.
When Wilkes University junior Michelle Lehman discovered a niche in the student body interested in human resources, she created the Wilkes University Human Resources Club to fill that need. “The club coincides with the current Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership’s curriculum, but also includes aspects that go beyond the classroom,” Lehman said. Students participating in the club learn about team building skills with peers, management training and development, and serve as mentors to freshmen.Learn More
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- Dr. Edward T. Bednarz III
- Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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- Dr. Robert W. Bohlander
- Professor, Psychology
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- Dr. Marianne M. Rexer
- Professor, Sidhu School of Business
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- Dr. John Hepp
- Associate Professor, History
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- Dr. Kyle L. Kreider
- Associate Professor, Political Science
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